Classes for the Taking

(Updated Jan. 15, 2020.)



For fees and times, call the number provided.


A Course in Miracles with speaker Jeffrey Alan Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, starting Jan. 7, The Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

A Good Yarn and Fiber Creek, 1046 Willow Creek Road, Suite 123, Prescott, offers classes in knitting and crochet, wheel spinning and weaving, 928-717-1774.

Aboriginal Living Skills Class with Cody Lundin, Introduction to Southwestern primitive skills. Contact Yavapai College at 928-776-2149.

Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St., offers German, yoga, tai chi, Zumba, Qigong, country and swing dances, ballroom and line dances, senior aerobics, bridge and canasta. 928-778-3000;

American Red Cross certification classes, Heartwell CPR and First Aid Training, LLC, 928-772-1077,

BeMoved, Gentle BeMoved, Heller Barre Practice, monthly Tap workshop, 208-310-9913.

CASA Senior Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley, offers Tai Chi, art classes, line dancing, gentle exercise; 928-772-3337.

Catholic Charities, 434 W. Gurley St., Prescott, 928-778-2531 offers free financial education classes (frontdesk, ext. 54011).

Chair Yoga tailored specifically for seniors, offered at various locations, 609-432-7536

Chess lessons for all ages, 928-778-1111.

Chino Valley Library offers downloading e-books; 928-636-2687.

Chino Valley Senior Center, 1021 W. Butterfield Road, offers line dancing, painting classes, grief counseling, billiards, horseshoes, bridge and pinochle groups. 928-636-9114.

Clay Sculpture with Connie Foss, offering Adult Clay Sculpture and Kids’ Clay Sculpture classes; 928-778-4742.

CPR and First Aid Classes, in Prescott;, 928-445-5024.

Creative Writing Group, focusing as a collaborative team to get your novel ready for publication, meets weekly. 928-778-1211.

Dance Classes by Andy Smith, at Yavapai College, beginning ballroom rhythm, smooth, West Coast Swing, waltz workshop, tango workshop;

Doctor Dance, 8516 Highway 69, Prescott, offers all ballroom dances, Latin, in American and International styles; 928-899-1589.

English Country Dance, Granite Peak Hall, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. 928-227-2656.

Family Law Division of Prescott Courthouse, offers a Divorce 101 Program; 928-771-3312.

French Lessons, 928-759-0955.

Fusion of Movement, 6401 E. 2nd St., Suite D&E, Prescott Valley; offers dance, fitness, karate – all ages.

Grants To You provides training to those who want to assist a nonprofit of their choice with their grant research and writing. Paul or Shirley Baskin at 928-925-1058,

Heavenlyoga2057 Heavenly Place, Prescott, offers Hatha flow, gentle Hatha, Yin yoga. 928-443-9723,

How-To Workshops, at Home Depot, 1941 E. Highway 69, Prescott, 928-771-8467; and 5500 E. Highway 69, Prescott Valley, 928-777-2400 or

Independent Living Skills Training for Visually Impaired and Blind, 928-775-5857.

Introduction to Modern Buddhism with Kadam Michelle Gauthier. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Unity Church of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts, 1260 Gail Gardner Way, Prescott, offers sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, cake decorating, knitting, crocheting, painting, art, drawing, jewelry classes and kids classes. 928-443-1803.

JUSTFAITH, explore the connection between faith and social justice, 8-week sessions, Thursday morning and Wednesday evening sessions. Pastor Misty, 928-778-1950, Sister Anne, 602-509-9639 or Gail Martin, 928-308-0271.

Karate for all ages, Head instructor Sensei V. Young, eighth-degree black belt. 928-851-6966.

Kat Kirby, 2KatStudios, mosaics, collage and other classes; 619-977-2345;

Kids Quilting Classes Mountain Top Quilters Guild offers low-cost quilting/sewing classes for kids 10 to 18. Classes meet Wednesdays, 3 to 5 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 231 Smoke Tree Lane, Prescott. Diana Ramsey 928-499-8792 or

Life Connections Pregnancy Help Center, 7875 E. Florentine Road, Suite C, Prescott Valley, offers "Earn While You Learn" classes on all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, child rearing and post-abortion healing; 928-227-3130.

Line Dancing with Ruth and Sue, 5 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday, 928-713-5021.

Line Dance by CindyLou, Mid-level at 9:15 a.m. Mondays and “Oldies” line dance 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. 928-515-1587.

Lotus Bloom Yoga Studio, 777 W. Hillside Ave., Prescott, offers all levels classes, basic and beginning classes, gentle yoga, chair yoga, and Vinyasa flow classes. 928-499-1553,

Michael’s Arts and Crafts offers cake decorating, crochet and knitting, jewelry, scrapbooking and more. 928-771-8848,

Mile-Hi Squares offers square dance lessons., 805-444-0440 or 602-751-3147.

Mountain Artists Guild, 228 N Alarcon St., Prescott, offers art classes/workshop for 15 and older year around, and younger children during the summer.

Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St, Suite 100, Prescott, offers Reiki, intuitive healing, energy healing and discussion groups.

National Association of Parliamentarians, Bradshaw Mountain Unit classes in conducting a successful meeting; update your skills according to Robert’s Rules of Order. 928-237-5603.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, 1470 Gail Gardner Way, Prescott,, offers culinary nutrition classes under events section. 928-771-0400.

Nectar Apothecary, 219 W. Gurley St., Prescott, offers Herbal Product Making, Introductory Herbal and Medicinal Herb classes. 928-445-4565;

Northern Arizona Chapter (NAC) of the Arizona Dressage Association (ADA), at American Ranch, Williamson Valley Road, Prescott, classes in traditional dressage, western dressage, gaited horse dressage, vintage rider, lead line and more.

OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Yavapai College offers classes on a variety of subjects including literature, music, health, films, comparative religion, history, politics and more. 928-717-7634;

Partner Dance Lessons, meets Mondays 6:30 p.m., 7501 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley, 602-616-0917.

Pet Illness/Pet Grief Support Group. Meets every Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the PV Library, 2nd floor Genealogy Room. 928-632-8124.

Prescott Area Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Awareness group meets the second Tuesday of the month at The Bradshaws Senior One Community, in the Rose Room, noon to 2 p.m. 928-443-0399.

Prescott International Folk Dance, at First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-445-7804.

Prescott Parks & Rec offers Adventure Boot camp for Women,, women’s beginning running group at Ken Lindley Park, 802-688-4511; Flow Yoga with Bri at 824 E. Gurley St., Prescott, 928-899-9939,; and Feng Shui at 824 E. Gurley St.

Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., offers job help hub, conversational Spanish, writing workshop, basic computer skills and help lab, eReader mentor sessions; basic internet skills; basic word processing skills; genealogy mentor sessions. 928-777-1526.

Prescott VA Toastmaster Club, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., VAMC, 500 N. Highway 89, Bldg. 28, Room 207.

Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation,, offers learn guitar, bass and ukulele, ballet, jazz and tap, Zumba kids, beginner hula, hula-advanced, leather-crafting and tooling, women’s fitness boot camp, piano lessons, Latin rhythm, Move It full body exercise, tai chi, Zumba, and AM yoga, 928-759-3090.

Qigong for Health, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. and 6:15 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Willow Lake by the dock. 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. and 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Willow Creek Park near Ramada. 928-923-4840.

Quilt ‘N Sew Connection, 6546 E. Second St., Suite A, Prescott Valley, quilting, 928-775-9580.

Real Estate Licensing class, 6717 E. Second St., Suite D, Prescott Valley, 928-499-7970;

Real World Self Defense, 22 Kijidava Drive, Prescott, offers monthly workshops for both men and women. 928-308-2285 or

Salvation Army, 237 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, offers free computer lab and individualized Instruction for all skill levels. 928-778-0150, ext. 115.

Step Up for Kids trainings for new parents in their 4th trimester and beyond. 928-710-8622.

Studio Three, 1440 W. Gurley St., Prescott, offers weaving, spinning, knitting, crochet and felting, 928-778-0307.

Summer’s DanceWorks, 805 Miller Valley Road, Prescott, classes in hip-hop, jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, contemporary swing kids and tots, mommy and me, kinderdance, teen salsa, creative movement, teen swings; partner dancing: swing/country and Latin, clowning and musical theater, 928-583-7277 or

Switch Performing Arts, 540 Sixth St., Prescott, offers ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and modern, 928-308-1311,

Tai Chi and Qigong at Qigong Tai Chi Studio, classes in Prescott and Prescott Valley; 928-308-4648.

Tae Kwon Do offered at First Southern Baptist Church of Prescott Valley, in the Fellowship Hall, 2820 Pleasant View Drive, for 6 to 17 years old. 928-772-7218.

Tennis/Tennis Drills, offered at the Armory, Cathy Low at 928-308-1008 or

’Tis Art Center STEPS Art School for Children offers free art classes for ages 5 to 18; 235 N. Marina St., Prescott;, 928-776-1087.

Tri-City School of Music offers private lessons in guitar, piano and voice. 928-717-2555,

Veterans Upward Bound program offers math, composition, computers, science and more at Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. 928-717-7686.

Volante Academy of the Arts, offers private lessons music, art, dance and drama. 928-772-1218.

Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott, Saturday garden classes. 928-445-4159.

Wilderness First Aid Training, 12-hour course, 928-533-6530.

Women’s Self Defense once-a-month class, 6570 E. 6th St., Prescott Valley;; 928-308-8001.

Writing Workshop to help the novelist/storyteller develop a tight plot and memorable characters. 928-778-1211.

YMCA Dance Department, 750 Whipple St., Prescott, offers ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and contemporary, rhythmic gymnastics, and rhythmic gymnastics special girls (for girls with disabilities), Katy Gifford at; 928-445-7221, ext. 229.

Yoga for all levels, at Bend Hot Yoga, 434 W. Goodwin St., Prescott. Heated and non-heated practices. 928-277-4430;

Yoga Basics; discover your perfect self, Prescott. 216-387-0329.

Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation, Tuesdays, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle, 3rd floor Activity Room, 928-759-3090 or




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